Staff


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  • Tom Diefendorf
    Assistant General Manager

    Tom was born and raised in Seattle, Washington and now resides in Medford. Tom has been in the automobile industry since 1992.  He has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since 2017. When Tom is not at the dealership, he enjoys skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, playing soccer, and being an amateur photographer. His favorite Nissan is the 1967 Datsun 1600 Convertible.  

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  • Brad Ranche
    Used Car Director

    Brad was born and raised in Sunnyvale, California and now resides in Medford. Brad has been in the automobile industry since 1980.  He has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since 2016. When Brad is not at the dealership, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and racquetball. His favorite Nissan is the Titan.  

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  • Quentin Hawkins
    Sales Desk Manager


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  • Andy Westlake
    Sales Manager

    Andy is originally form Alta Loma, CA but now resides in Medford with his family.  They enjoy golfing, playing basketball, and fishing together when Andy isn't in the store.  Andy joined us at the Nissan store in 2010 and his favorite Nissan vehicles are the Maxima and the Altima.

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  • Mike Myers
    Service Operations Manager

    Mike has been with Lithia Nissan since 1977 and in the automotive industry since 1970.  Mike lives in and was born and raised in Medford. In his free time he enjoys camping and riding motorcycles and horses. Mike's Nissan of choice is the Murano.

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  • Josh Tarolli
    Used Vehicle Manager


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  • Bob Miller
    Service Manager

    Bob Miller was born and raised here in the Rogue Valley and has been in the automobile industry since 1968.  He has been with Lithia Motors since 1997, in many capacities.  When asked what his favorite Nissan vehicle is, Bob said: "The Nissan Rogue rated best in class 33 MPG Highway and best in class cargo.  It is a sweet ride to my favorite destination on the Oregon Coast!"

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  • Tyrone Reddick
    Service Manager

    Tyrone grew up in Renton, Washington and now makes his home in Shady Cove. Tyrone has been with Lithia since September, 2017 and the automotive industry since early 1999. Tyrone is a big soccer fanatic. He also enjoys hiking and spending time with his grandchildren. Tyrone's favorite Nissan is the 280Z. 

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  • Brian Kegley
    Parts Manager

    Brian grew up in Eugen but now resides in Medford.  he has been with Lithia since 1997 and in the automotive industry since 1991.  Whenever he gets the time, Brian enjoys spending time with his family and camping in beautiful Southern Oregon.  His favorite Nissan is the Titan XD.

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  • Richard Parker
    Rogue Rental / Fleet & Commercial Manager

    Richard was born and raised in the Rogue Valley and he currently lives in Central Point with his beautiful wife.  Richard has been with Lithia since 2013 but he has been in the car industry since 1999.  Whenever Richard has the opportunity, he enjoys traveling down to Disneyland in his Nissan Murano.  His entire family, all 3 kids and 8 grandkids, are obsessed with Disney and they make the trip to Disneyland together whenever possible.

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  • Lillian Garcia
    Finance Manager

    Lilian currently lives in Medford.  She grew up in the L.A. basin of California and has been with LIthia Motors since 2009.  She has helped customers secure financing and protect their vehicles for a half decade or more.  Lilian loves shopping for the latest shoes and exploring all the valley has to offer with her family.  She loves the power and sportiness of the Nissan Maxima.

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  • Tina Lenker
    Controller

    Tina grew up in Shamokin, Pennsylvania and now resides in Central Point.  She has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since June 2017 and in the accounting industry since 2004 as a CPA.  Whenever she is away from the office, Tina enjoys golfing, reading, cooking, baking, and good music. Her favorite Nissan is the Maxima.

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  • Alisha Bjarnson
    Assistant Office Manager

    Alisha has been in the Rogue Valley her whole life and she has been working for Lithia since 2015. In her spare time, she enjoys camping and riding quads. Her favorite Nissan is the 370Z.

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  • Casey Alonzo
    Service Coordinator

    Casey grew up in Medford but has since moved to White City.  She has been with Lithia since 2015 and her favorite Nissan is the GT-R Nismo.  In her spare time, she enjoys restoring old cars and spending time with her family and their two dogs.

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  • Andrea Maitrejean
    Service Advisor

    Andrea grew up in Huntington, California and Grants Pass, Oregon, and now makes her home is in Medford. Andrea has been with Lithia and the automotive industry for five years and with Lithia Nissan of Medford for one year. In her spare time, Andrea enjoys horseback riding, dog agility, hiking, rafting, shooting, and four-wheeling.

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  • Drew Cane
    Service Advisor

    Drew was born and raised in Southern California and now resides in Medford. Drew has been in the automobile industry since 2012.  He has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since 2017. When Drew is not at the dealership, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing and watching soccer. His favorite Nissan is the Xterra.

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  • Tyler Webber
    Service Advisor

    Tyler has been with Lithia Nissan since 2017 and in the automotive industry since 2015.  Tyler lives in and was born and raised in Medford. In his free time he enjoys coaching soccer, hunting, and spending time at the gun range. Tyler's Nissan of choice is the Titan.

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  • Lawrence Wheeler
    Parts Advisor

    Lawrence has been working for Lithia since 2015 and currently resides in Medford.  When Lawrence is not assisting customers with their parts needs, he is enjoying time with his family.  He also enjoys building and racing 5.0 Liter Foxbody Mustangs and he is the pitman for Matt Duste's #23 Dirt Modified Team.  Lawrence's favorite Nissan is the old school Datsun 510.

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  • Brad Stagg
    Parts Advisor

    Brad was born and raised in the Rogue Valley and currently resides in White City.  He started working for Lithia in 2005 and his favorite Nissan is the Figaro.  Brade loves to do anything outdoors, camping, riding motorcycles, and even racing.

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  • Mitchell Hartung
    Sales Professional

    Mitch grew up in Jackson County and lives in Medford. Casey has been with in the automotive industry and with Lithia Nissan of Medford since 2012. His favorite Nissan is the Rogue.  In his spare time, he enjoys hiking and visiting waterfalls. During the winter, Mitch enjoys playing his favorite video games.

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  • Jeremy Huffman
    Sales Professional


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  • Bridget Palmesano
    Sales Professional

    Bridget has been with Lithia since September, 2017. Bridget grew up in Ashland and is still currently residing there.  Whenever Bridget is not at the store, she is playing tennis, running, hiking, swimming, shopping, and traveling. Her favorite Nissan is the Rogue!

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  • Vern Chieves
    Sales Professional

    Vern has been with Lithia since 2014 but he has been in the automotive field since 1987.  He grew up in Grants Pass and is still currently residing there.  Whenever Vern isn't at the store, he is spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and traveling to the coast.  His favorite Nissan is the Frontier!

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  • Jesus Valentin
    Sales Professional

    Jesus grew up in Southern Mexico/California and currently resides in Medford.  Jesus is committed to his customers and is always available to help make their car buying experience as easy as possible.  He began working for Lithia in 2015 and his favorite Nissan is the Maxima.

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  • Marie Bulkin
    Sales Professional

    Marie has been in Ashland her whole life and she has been working for Lithia since April, 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys cuddling dogs and outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and camping. Her favorite Nissan is the Rogue.

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  • Mark Miller
    Sales Professional

    Mark grew up in Newport, Oregon, but now resides in Medford.  He has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since November 2017 and in the automotive industry since 1992.  Whenever he gets the time, Mark enjoys playing the guitar and hanging out with his daughters. His favorite Nissan is the Rogue.

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  • Todd Herriot
    Sales Professional

    Todd was born and raised in Williams, Oregon and he currently lives in Grants Pass. Todd has been with Lithia since September, 2017 and the automotive industry since 1998.  Whenever Todd has the opportunity, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, gardening, tending to animals, and farming.  His favorite Nissan is the Murano.

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  • Randy Wilson
    Sales Professional

    Randy grew up in Roseville, California and now makes his home in Central Point. Randy has been with Lithia since October, 2017 and the automotive industry since early 2017. Randy enjoys spending time with his six-year-old daughter Brooklyn by going to parks, doing projects, and making slime. Randy's favorite Nissans are the Armada and the 370Z.

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  • George Duron
    Sales Professional

    George is originally from Tennessee, but now resides in Medford. George enjoys playing video games, reading, and hanging out with friends.  Andy joined the Nissan store in October of 2017 and his favorite Nissan vehicles is the Altima.

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  • Abigail Villalba
    Office Administration

    Abigail was born and raised in Medford and she currently lives in Medford. Abigail has been with Lithia and the automotive industry since July 2017.  Whenever Abigail has the opportunity, she enjoys camping, travel, and spending time with her family. Her favorite Nissan is the Maxima.

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  • Christina Ramp
    Vehicle Administrator

    Christina has been in the Medford her whole life and she has been working for Lithia since 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys camping. Her favorite Nissan is the Rogue.

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  • Jeanne Holloran
    Vehicle Administrator


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  • Carley Fulmer
    DMV Clerk


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  • Jeri Stringer
    Cashier/Receptionist

    Jeri has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since June, 2016. Jeri grew up in Ashland and resides in Medford. Whenever Jeri is not at the store, she watches sports, reads, and spends time with her family, especially her grand babies. Her favorite Nissan is the Titan!

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  • Kelly Spahn
    Cashier/Receptionist


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  • Isaiah Jamison
    Service Technician

    Isaiah grew up in Jackson County and lives in Central Point. Isaiah has been in the automotive industry since mid 2016 and with Lithia since October 2017. His favorite Nissan is the GT-R.  In his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, riding quads, hunting, and fishing.

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  • Ken Rollins Jr
    Service Technician

    Ken grew up in Rogue River, and now makes his home in Grants Pass.  He loves Pathfinders and working on them.  He's been with the store since about 2002, but he's been a technician since 1997.  In his spare time, Ken enjoys riding dirt bikes, playing his guitar and camping around the Rogue Valley with his friends.

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  • Paul Torres
    Service Technician

    Paul moved here from L.A. to continue his career in the automotive field.  He began in the automotive industry in 2003 and started with Lithia in 2011.  Paul lives in Central Point with his wife and children.  In his free time, he likes to draw, play soccer, and hang out with his family.  Because of its sheer power, his favorite Nissan is the Maxima.

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  • John Woodward
    Service Technician


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  • Jeremy Wooster
    Service Technician

    Jeremy has been with Lithia Nissan since 2015 as a Service Technician and in the automotive industry since 2010.  He was born and raised in Medford and lives in Central Point. In his free time he enjoys riding his Honda Fury motorcycle, carpentry, and spending time with his family. Jeremy's Nissan of choice is his Frontier.

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  • Brandon Casey
    Lube Technician

    Brandon was born and raised in Roseburg and currently resides in Medford.  He started working for Lithia in 2015 and his favorite Nissan is the 1973 Nissan Skyline 2000 GTR.  Brandon enjoys working on his Mazda racecar and doing amateur car photography.  

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  • Andrew Folsom
    Lube Technician

    Andrew moved here from Honolulu, Hawaii to continue his career in the automotive field.  He began in the automotive industry in 2008 and has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since 2016.  Andrew lives in Medford and in his free time he likes to work on his project car.  His favorite Nissan is the 510 Bluebird Coupe.

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  • Steven Arnold
    Lot Technician

    Steve has been working for Lithia since 2008 and currently resides in Butte Falls, the same town he was raised in.  Steve has been part of the automotive industry for over twenty years. When Steve is not assisting customers, you will find him hunting and fishing. Steve's favorite Nissan is the Titan.

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  • Nick Kern
    Lot Technician

    Nick has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since 2016. Nick grew up in Talent and resides in Medford. Whenever Nick is not at the store, he enjoys playing basketball and working on cars. His favorite Nissan is the Maxima!

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  • Mark Kelly
    Lot Technician

    Mark was born and raised in Phoenix and currently resides in Central Point.  He started working for Lithia in 2017 and his favorite Nissan is the GT-R.  Mark enjoys playing music, playing basketball, and watching movies.

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  • Dan Miller
    Service Technician

    Dan grew up in Santa Cruz, San Diego, and Medford, but now resides in Medford.  He has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since August 2017 and in the automotive industry since 1990.  Whenever he gets the time, Dan enjoys golfing.  His favorite Nissan is the GTR.

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  • Josh Stanley
    Auto Detailer

    Joshua was born and raised in Talent and he currently lives in Central Point. Joshua has been with Lithia for two plus years and the automotive industry since 1989.  Whenever Joshua has the opportunity, he enjoys studying the Bible.  His favorite Nissan is the Rogue.

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  • Robert Shutte
    Auto Detailer

    Rob currently lives in Medford.  Rob grew up in Gold Beach and has been with Lithia Motors since 2015.  Rob plays disc golf, rides a longboard, travels to see concerts, and visits friends and family in his spare time. His favorite Nissan is the 2018 Nissan Altima.

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  • Adrian Farias Jr
    Service Porter

    Adrian grew up in Atwater, California but now resides in White City.  He has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since September 2017 and in the automotive industry since 2015.  Whenever he gets the time, Adrian enjoys hunting and fishing in beautiful Southern Oregon.  His favorite Nissan is the Titan.

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